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? >> and now, "bbc world news america." president obama cancels a moscow summit with president putin. this after russia grantor -- granted edwards snowden asylum, sending at chill through relations. throughoutg flights the region. it cost billions and has the backing of key countries. inside a project which could power the future. pairs of atoms and infusing them together. this will release more energy. >> welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. today relations between the u.s. and russia and another snack when president obama canceled a planned meeting with president putin in russia next month. this comes just days after russia decided to grant asylum to the former intelligence analyst, edwards noted. -- edward snowden. two towering figures on the world stage. relations between russia and washington have never been more, has hadpresident obama a major diplomatic snub aimed at president putin. edward snowden is at the center of the latest round. the former contractor fled america after leaking government secrets. the u.s. is unhappy after russia g
in america." and also, about the sale of the "washington post." >> 2008 campaign was a campaign about hope and change, and an aspiration that barack obama gave to people that then he tried to fulfill. one of the reasons i called this book "collission 2012" was there was the america that voted in 2008 for barack obama, and there was the america that voted voten 2010 to bring republicans into power in the house, and the question was this was a clash between those two americas. >> rose: we conclude this evening with hugh laurie, the star of house, who has a new album, a blues albull called "didn't it rain." >> it's an extraordinary physical pleasure to me-- well, to everyone. this is a thing i keep thinking about with acting. acting is an intriguing and absorbing problem, but at the end of the day, after a hard day at work, nobody goes home and relaxes by doing a bit of acting. >> rose: same thing, yes. >> whereas with music, everybody-- no matter what their job is, it is probably one of the most common experiences. it's as common as sitting around the fire. >> rose: dan balz and hugh laurie
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water. >>> and good morning, i'm laurence scott here at the america's cup. in a couple of hours, we will have louis vuitton cup challenger series racing for you here, artemis racing going against luna rosa. going to talk a little bit about the technology that goes into these race telecasts and just where "artemis" is upon their triumphant return, coming up. >>> talk about the weather out there for america's cup racial, wind likely playing bigger role in today's race. they are going to be a little bit stronger out there, about 20 north knots, 23 miles per hour. chilly in san francisco. the big weather story, showers on the way. that's right, showers tomorrow morning. tell you where and when. >>> president obama on a publicity tour talking about spying and housing and jobs. we will take a look, coming up. >>> okay, and do you think there's anything wrong with this t-shirt? why parents want it to be pulled from store shelves. >>> america's cup racing action is back on the bay today. in just a matter of hours two teams will hit the waters as part of the louis vuitton cup. nbc bay area's
branch on powell street in san francisco. next month they reportedly hit the bank of america on this street pictures from the security camera there. again, the same mo where the robbers take over the bank jump over the counter and commit the robbery by gun point. last thursday the fbi says the robber took over the first republic bank on geary. agency also looking for a second bank robber. they dub this man the up close bandit because of the clarity of the security video. they believe he's hit at least 2 banks. so far he hasn't been as violent as the high jumper. >> simulating as if he has a weapon underneath his clothing. never displays the weapon. if i'm not mistaken he utahizes a note. >> fbi says since october of last year they have had 160 bank robbery if san francisco jurisdiction and that is from the oregon border all the way south to monterey. and that's an increase from the same time last year. they have also seen a pattern developing in these bank robbery not only in the commercial districts but also in shopping centers. vick lee, 7 news. >> livermore police
are making a big come back and competing against foreign rivalers. our made in america series continues tonight on "nightly business report" for tuesday, august 6th. >>> good evening everyone. president obama taking aim today at boosting homeownership by proposing an overhaul of the massive mortgage market. his targets, long-term political hot potatoes. diana olick joins us from washington with more on what all this might mean. >> reporter: suzy, it should come as no surprise mortgage is front and center, as interest rates are rising, credit is the last barrier to full housing recovery. >> our housing market is beginning to heal. >> reporter: president obama returned to arizona, one of the hardest hit states in the housing crash four years after using this dessert backdrop. >> we got to turn the badpage o the bubble and bust. we need a housing system durable and fair and rewards responsibility for generations to come. >> reporter: it's reforming the nation's 10 trillion dollar mortgage market making it easier for home buyers and putting capital at the center of housing finance ask pulli
at the airport, the impact of a massive fire is having on travel in one country this morning. first, america's money report. >> good morning. tomming america's money, shaping up to be a nervous day on wall street with stocks falling for the second straight day because the fell reserve could pull back on the infusion of cash. the feds are going after bank of america, the justice department is suing them for lying to investors about the risks of the loans that led to the housing clap. a spokesman said investors had ample access to the data. and taco bell waffle taco is selling like hot cakes so it will be sold at 100 more taco bells in fresno, omaha, and a happening today a contractor is tear down the house where three women were imprisoned and rapes for a decade. here is a look at the home that belongs to 53-year-old ariel castro. work is be done right now to tear it down. one of the victims, michelle knight, released balloons to signal the start of the demolition. he was sentenced last week to life in prison plus 1,000 years after pleading guilty to hundreds of kidnapping and rape charges. a
our talented military spouses. after everything you've done for america, every american ought to be doing something to support your families. as this time of war ends, some of you will be taking off the uniform and returning to civilian life. and just as we gave you the tools to succeed on the battlefield, i want to make sure we're giving you the tools to succeed in the next stage of your lives as well. so we've improved transition assistance to help you find the job that's worthy of your skills. we're helping you and your families pursue your education under the post-9/11 g.i. bill and making sure instead of off, schools that give you the education you paid for are being held accountable. we're making sure more states and more industries are recognizing your military skills with licenses and credentials you need for a civilian job. when i first came into office, i was meeting medics who had been treating folks on the battlefield and when they went back to school because they wanted to be a nurse, they had to start all over again at nursing 101. and here they are, dealing with
we hit the mall to see for ourselves in our special series made in america. we have all that and more tonight on "nightly business report" for wednesday, august 7th. >>> good evening everyone and welcome. call it the summer stumble. it doesn't qualify as a swoon or full fledged sale off yet but u.s. stocks fell dropping like dominos. japan notably declined 4% as the yen rose against the dollar. here in the u.s. investors seemed unsettled by reoccurring fed chatter thinking the u.s. may scale back stimulus in september maybe not. if not, maybe the end of the year. either way, investors didn't like it. the dow dropped 48 points and the nasdaq to 3654 and the s&p 500 closed at 1690 and change. >>> since 1987, august is the worst month for stocks, so what should investors do? joining us with his thoughts, global market strategist at jp morgan funds. andres there is a summer lull. what is the smart thing for investors to do? do you buy, sale, just sit tight? >> for the active investor, short-term investment horizon nobody wants to be a hero this august considering how strong the markets ra
>>> good morning, america. and breaking overnight, flash flood emergency. midwest towns evacuated as the water rises four feet in two hours. a 4-year-old swept away. a desperate search for victims. there are watches and warnings in ten states. >>> and the sole survivor. the firefighter from the band of hot shot brothers who fought that lethal wildfire in arizona where 19 lost their lives. the moment when he realized they were all trapped and lost. >> i hear phones ringing, knowing it was their wives, their families. >> the abc news exclusive. >>> is he breathing? is he breathing? he's breathing, yes, ma'am. >> and breaking details of the shocking pool emergency for usher's young son. trapped under water in the powerful suction of a swimming pool drain. what everyone needs to know right now about the danger in the pool. ♪ i'm on the edge of glory >>> and breaking free. the jaw-dropping daredevil stunt, handcuffed in a locked coffin, pushed out of a plane. how he broke free. we'll talk live to the stuntman behind this epic escape, only on "good morning america." >>> good morning,
ideas and the hope of the world is reflected in america. how do he get the conversation from the immigrant conversation without u out of fear to one of hope and about why we're the encounter country in the world. how do we get that conversation reignited here with our folks. i'm proud to be an american and we'll always celebrate the opportunity in this country. so from a senate side we're not going to have family - for many others when we became successful i wanted to share that with our family members. we've also been strong in family where's that tradition. so i want to go back to let's not have immigration reform based on fear but being the open light to the rest of the world. and with the attitude and spirit then you start saying what makes our country successful. it will not discriminate against gaze and lesbians. we can do more in our immigration policies. this is an opportunity in the celebration of our country let's not make decisions out of fear but out of a progressive approach. so we can have the talent and the values of what we believe in to be reflected in a good
of the most recognizable stores in the country to see how many products are actually made in america. >>> but first, a look at how commodities, treasuries and currencies performed today. >>> some positive news for the detroit area tonight. chrysler announced plans to spend $52 million on two plants located south of the city. the investment will add an asemiblee line. and the auto maker will also be hiring, nearly 300 jobs. >>> well, there is a renewed push in this country from big retailers to small manufacturers to buy products made here in the u.s. but may be easier said than done. jane wells goes on a shopping spree to see how hard it is to buy american. >> careful. >> reporter: shopping these days is like going to the united nations, the whole world is in your cart. pakistan, china, usa. >> reporter: do we care where most things come from? >> made in america. made in thailand. made in canada. >> reporter: nearly half of americans say they would be more likely to buy a product if stamped made in the usa. 60% of consumers would be willing to pay an extra 10% for american made. >> i
's a great bond between england and america. we understand breakfast. >> stephen: i understand. i apologize. >> thank you. stephen: i apologize. jazz is the america's greatest gift to the world. >> i would say jazz is america's greatest gift. >> stephen: really? not to denigrate other gifts. blues i think of as a sub set of jazz. >> stephen: all right. you know what england's greatest gift to the world is? america. [ cheers and applause ] thank you so much for joining me. >> thank you. stephen: hugh laurie. the album is "didn't it rain"? we'll be right back. ¢-2 s$óÑ [ cheers and applause ] >> stephen: welcome back, everybody. nation, thank you so much. folks, it's no secret i love television and unless you're watching this online tomorrow, you do too. and if you are watching this online tomorrow, remind me to pick up my dry cleaning because i'm pretty sure i think i will have forgotten. of course, especially i love base i believe cable and my network comedy central, which is part of mtv networks whose parent company is viacom which is wholly owned by dr. sinister. good luck blowing up
loves: taxes. who in america doesn't grow up excitedly leaving a box of your old receipts at the foot of your bed on april 15 eve hoping that if you've been good an accountant from the north pole will show up on his magic sleigh and reward you with a surprisingly large invoice from the government? but did you know that our tax system is somehow not universally beloved? >> we need to overhaul our tax code. >> the tax code is broken. it's not fair. >> it is inefficient. our tax code is one of the worst in the world. >> simplify the tax code. we need to change our tax code. >> john: whoa, watch your mouth. you can't just talk to codes like that. they're very sensitive. this is exactly the kind of criticism that drove the morse code to suicide. for all of you morse code fans. yes, look, we all think the tax code needs pruning every now and again. that is why we do it, i imagine, every three to five years. >> our tax code hasn't been reformed since 1986. that's 27 years. >> wow. to put that in perspective, the tax reform act of 1986 happened the same year that this was happening. >> i'm co
has filed a civil lawsuits against bank of america. it claims the megabank defrauded its investors on $850 million worth of mortgage- backed securities. the government filed a suit in the federal court in charlotte, north carolina. >>> accusations against california mayor are sordid and now a female marine is the 11th marine to accuse him of sexual harassment. >> i don't appreciate being used as a bargaining chip to fulfill his sexual desires. >> that is katherine raggazino, an iraq war veteran. she said she and her nurse met with san diego mayor bob filner to ask for his help dealing with the veterans administration. the woman says the mayor seemed to be willing to help but only for a price. >> it was extremely disturbing to me that it made it very clear that his expectation was that his help for katherine depended on my willingness to go to dinner with him, spend personal time with him and be seen in public with him. >> the mayor began intensive counseling this week to address his behavior. but so far, he has refused to step down. >>> cindy sheehan plans to run for governor next
to see how far our labor stand has fallen behind other countries. i want america to be number one, not number one in foreign countries occupied or number one in number of people incarcerated. i want america to be number one in wages. i want america to be number one in benefits. i want america to be number one in healthcare. in australia, they have a $16 an hour minimum wage. in germany, people routinely, as a matter of law get up to six weeks off each year and they get 44 days of paid sick leave. germany is not impoverished by that. they're strengthened. we need to make the same sort of steps here in america to improve the working conditions of the people who work. >> john: i think germany providing their version of medicare for everyone who makes under $100,000 has something to do with that of course. >> germany has had universal healthcare for a century. we're still arguing about it here in the united states. >> john: 100 years after teddy roosevelt ran for it on the progressive ticket. >> that's right. >> john: pushback is the only thing we're getting from our republican friend
and import of american man slips with ivan's made in america compared to the foreign ships with items and products made in foreign lands ? if they're is a lot of balance there at least why would we want to have more foreign chips? how many homes are we going to lose? said the one okay. >> guest: in the part of virginia i can tell you that our ratio of import to export is about 50-50 which is a great place to be. from this country we are sending over, like i said before, you know, paper and pulp and logs and agriculture and importing those foreign finished things that are made, you know, elsewhere. in the united states their is a huge push tow reassure some offshore manufacturing. the part of virginia wants to be the conduit for trade. >> host: you said it is 5050, pretty much equal. what does that matter, do you think? >> guest: we obviously want commerce coming and going from both, you know, manufacturers, producers, agriculture and the debt is states, both farmers and businesses want places to send their goods. there is a demand overseas, and we have to pay attention to both export
in the race. the reception for the swedish team back in the america's cup competition after a tragic accident on the bay. >>> a new threat of carmageddon. the events that will make it difficult with traffic. >>> beautiful sky out there. the only thing that's missing is summer. when are we going to warm up? the answer in my forecast, next. >>> we also believe that stoley is more interested in its profit than in protecting gay people. >> as unusual protest over russian's vodka with the spirit -- what the spirit of the demonstration was all about. look at 'em. living on cloud nine with that u-verse wireless receiver. you see in my day, when my mom was repainting the house, you couldn't just set up a tv in the basement. i mean, come on! nope. we could only watch tv in the rooms that had a tv outlet. yeah if we wanted to watch tv someplace else, we'd have to go to my aunt sally's. have you ever sat on a plastic covered couch? [ kids cheering ] you're missing a good game over here. those kids wouldn't have lasted one day in our shoes. [ male announcer ] add a wireless receiver. call to get u-verse
. there is nothing else i could is done. >> you could see more of the interview on "good morning america" coming up at 7:00 after our newscast. >> from massachusetts, a 71-year-old map is face kidnapping charges after police say he locked a verify try stop employee in a vault because the employee parked on his lawn. this happened on monday outside boston, the remainbly i was working inside the vault at the time and the employee said the home owner started yelling at him to parking the grass and covered the vault and placed heavy rocks on top. the remainly he had his cell phone and called police who freed him. officers later arrested the 71-year-old. >> two female veterans are accusing former congressman and san diego mayor of sexual harassment. one met filner at a women's veterans event a year ago and she is a retired united states master sergeant in the air force and she and a fellow veteran say fee made unwanted sexual vans during a san diego support group meeting for military sexual assault victims. >> we are victims of military sexual assault and it appear he was targeting this organization and
>>> making news in america this morning, new reaction from the president on the war on terror, as late-night comics cover up some serious ground. >> how significant is the threat? >> it's significant enough that we're taking every precaution. >> president obama talking for the first time about the significance of the latest threat. we're live in washington. >>> and breaking news. a massive fire shuts down an entire airport. dramatic new video just in from the scene. >>> health scare. george w. bush gets an unexpected surgery. what doctors find wrong with the former president's heart. >>> and full house. 11 boys in 1 family. and now, another newborn. did the family finally get their girl? >>> good wednesday morning. we're getting new details from the commander in chief about the terror threats which led to the closings of u.s. embassies. >> president obama says while the threat is real, the americans should not change overseas travel plans. abc's tahman bradley is joining us from washington with more on what the president revealed overnight. good morning, tahman. >> reporter: d
, why you should consider investing in countries that have yet to catch up to america's prosperity. and, getting ready for groupon: how one trader is hoping for the best and preparing for the worst. first business starts now! you're watching first business: financial news, analysis, and today's investment ideas. good morning! it's wednesday, august 7th. i'm angela miles. in today's first look: a summer stock slide. stocks fell yesterday, with the dow down 139 points. it recovered, but still closed 93 points lower. ibm was one of the biggest losers. the nasdaq dropped 27 points, the s&p slipped below 1,700, gold pushed back $19, and oil $1.13. bank of america is one to watch today. the department of justice is suing over the firm's mortgage-backed securities. first solar and ge are striking a deal. first solar will buy ge's technolotgy for making thin film panels. in exchange, ge will receive 1.75 million shares of first solar stock. the stock fell 9% last night after the solar company missed on earnings. disney reports profits were up .9% in the lastest quarter on growth from theme park
. >>> next round of the america's cup where they stand in the semifinal races. >> a home ownership is, you know, the quintessential element of the american dream. >> how the housing market takes center stage in the president's southern california tour. >> and leaden overcast in the bay area giving way to a peak of sunshine out there. the numbers warmer than yesterday and we are beginning a warm trend. i'll explain what that is, it's been so long, after a break coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, online interview with the he buying website, zillow. "homeownership is the quintessential element of t >>> the president is continuing his tour of southern california and participating in an online interview with the home buying website sill low. ska home ownership is the quintessential american dream. so what we did was throw everything we could at helping homeowners who had seen their houses go under water. >> citizens around the country submitted questions about the housing market through social media. it was also a chance for mr. obama to emphasize his plan to strengthen the middle class. next on his
panel people. and as mayor as one of the finite cities in america why are you supporting immigration >> thank you carl. let me repeat my hangz or thanks for julia and kevin. this is the first company i visit in this city and carl thank you. and the carl bishop group is very important working with our chamber of commerce and the other nonprofit. a simple answer is jobs. the reason i'm working on immigration reform. i used to be a civil rights attorney and helped folks to 0 reunite with their families. but at the time the direction connect to the history of the city being a city of immigrants 35 percent of all the small businesses in san francisco was owned by an immigrant. our whole history this city's been built on good immigrants who found ideas and employed others. and today that story has not changed. i think that the businesses in succeed if we have good sound business policies but we make sure there's comprehensive immigration reform. because we've he learned over the years is that there are millions of people in the state of california and undocumented folks in san francisco t
" special investigation, the truth about benghazi. for nearly a year, america has been searching for answers about the deadly attacks that took the lives of four americans, including ambassador christopher stevens, information officer sean smith and two former navy s.e.a.l.s. that search for answers could not be any more relevant than tonight, as u.s. embassies and consulates around the world are closed or on high alert. prevents another attack means getting to the truth of what happened there. we go back to benghazi of where it all began to investigate why all the attacks happened. plus, john king gets to the bottom of the talking points and the evolving story coming out of washington in the days and weeks after the attacks. to presidential politics lead to a coverup? and what did the families of the four lost americans want most? you'll hear from them directly. but first, we go back to the hours before the attack. september 11. in america, a day of solemn remembrance. in 2012, a day of violence in the middle east. demonstrators storm the u.s. embassy in cairo, angry over a low-rent film ma
. >> i don't want to really scare america but the real problem is there is no million class. >> laura: is the hip hop millionaire just another out of touch hollywood hypocrite? we have a debate. >> you cannot know what i know. >> laura: embattled attorney general eric holder spent millions of taxpayer dollars on travel expenses. we will have a factor investigation. caution, you are about to enter the no spin zone. the factor begins right now. hi, everyone, i'm laura ingraham in tonight for bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us. fear and loathing at the news stands. that's the subject of this evening ups talking points memo. it was shock and awe for the "the washington post" yesterday. when it was announced that amazon founder jeff bezos bought the paper for a mere $250 million. in the past three weeks two other former media giants "newsweek" and the "boston globe" were also sold in fire sales. these publications have been running enormous operating losses for years and advertisers and subscribers have fled in huge numbers. now, sure the tee klein of these print media outlets generally
, who were hoping to cash in on the america's cup. and why they are now disappointed. that's after the break. then -- we are learning more about how a snake. found its way into an apartment and attacked two children during sleepover. ♪ [ male announcer ] wouldn't it be great if all devices had backup power? the chevrolet volt does. it's ingeniously designed to seamlessly switch from electricity to gas to extend your driving range. no wonder volt is america's best-selling plug-in. that's american ingenuity to find new roads. ♪ the 2013 volt. charge ahead of the rest in the hov lane. ♪ >> pam: bowling a battle and sadistic sex and the killed when the tank crew members and valley venture before the race started this summer you might remember many home owners with water views of the bay tried to run up their place for big money. maureen kelly fouled up the many who try to cash and are disappointed. >> reporter: instead he has no takers. the residents who live here in this five bedroom with the use of the bag were planning to travel this summer and make $45,000 per month if. they
information about black people here in america. and they showed me the books they bought and i want to say marcus bookstore would you get rid of a gold mine. it's beneficial to all people. i bought my first black. and so they have a little library. thank you for supporting this bookstore don't get rid of it >> thank you. next speaker, please. >> how is it going. this bookstore has been part of the history of san francisco it's part of the history of the filing more community it runs after school programs. it's hosted events with speakers like rosa parks and danny glover and ophra winphrey. we have to take a moment to the local. they need this bookstore. i ask that the board of supervisors look at this situation and do what they can to encourage the spectaculars to sell the building back. >> thank you. next speaker, please i'd like to thank the board for supporting the resolution. i'm appreciative of supporting the black community as a whole. i know you all have seen a lot of me. but marcus books has been a part of my life and i went to school with colleagues. so for me, you, you know,
's making news. america's children are slimming down. for the first time in decades, we can say our children are not getting fatter. a study from the cdc that examined the nation's preschoolers found in 18 states, the obesity rate is actually falling. that's the good news. the bad news is the obesity rate held steady in do states. some of the states, ten states overall were examined due to the way data is collected. but a lot of people are crediting michelle obama's let's move campaign for this good news. it certainly helps keep the weight off. >> bill: she's got to get some credit for that. and just raising awareness of the problem. >> absolutely. that's the good news. >> bill: a lot of republicans are beating up on her saying this is silly. no, this is a serious problem. >> it really is. that was the good news. the bad news, of course, if you want to ruin your breakfast, taco bell is here to help. they announced they're kicking off a new breakfast item. they've been trying to kick off a breakfast menu in recent years but this latest hellish creation is the waffle taco. it is a fried waffle
that he's a terrorist and that he meant to kill and he doesn't like america. >> day two of this court-martial is scheduled to start four hours from right now. >>steve: thank you very much. meanwhile let's talk a little bit about this. last night during the rush hour, it was the mother of all traffic jams around burbank in los angeles because the president of the united states for the sixth time -- there he is right there -- appearing on the jay leno show. his third time as a sitting president of the united states. for the most part, it was a softball interview, but this is kind of new. while the president of the united states was sitting in the green room, jay leno did something he's been doing a lot of these days. he took a shot at the president of the united states. watch this. >> the white house announced in the coming days president obama will be reaching out to americans who lost their jobs. in fact, that's why he's here tonight. he's here to talk to me personally -- that's right. very excited to have the president on the program tonight. it will be great talking to him on a one-
, but they're not essential. what you need to do given that america's economy has so much promise right now, what you need to do is just sort of tip the curve on how we're increasing the debt. and if we lower our, maybe lower our expectations a little, we can wind up in a reasonable place, at least for the next five or ten years. now, long term it's a big challenge and, of course, alice rivlin and others have written eloquently about this, and petraeus and i aren't going to solve that problem. but in the short term, if you had a modest increase in income tax rates or a modest cap on reductions the way mitt romney was proposing last year and you had a couple of tenths a percent change in the cost of living for social security recipients that would accumulate over time, you could achieve, essentially, and a couple of other -- let's say half the cuts, a third to half the cuts in the discretionary accounts that sequestration would impose, if you do that, you've basically at least prevented the debt from getting bigger relative to the size of the economy. and then all the things we have going fo
about the future of elections of america which details the 2012 campaign. this is about an hour. host: dan balz, thank you very much for being with us. guest: thank you, steve. host: the book is called "collision 2012," we will dig right in. in the middle of the book you write that presidential elections are often "retold from the inside out, as power and wisdom flows from the strategists arguing, yet they play out against the reality of an ever-changing country." guest: when you write a campaign book, to try to do is discuss the decision making a went on. to get a better sense of what strategists were thinking about, talking about, the key decisions and motivations of the candidates. there is obviously another element to this. we could see it in 2012 and every election. one in 2012, it was the economy. was the economy just good enough to make it possible for him to win reelection? or was it going to be just bad enough to make him exceedingly vulnerable to defeat? that is one. also the changing demographics of the country. we have talked about this a lot in the wake of the election. t
to give my son sympathy to those folks we're having our own marathon and the america's cup and countless other neighborhood and musical events we host and the chief and i were in washington, d.c. in concert with all if you have provided in those events inform put forth our need for federal support. we're going to continue that effort it's hard in this era sequestration. and i think the public and visitor to our city deserve sa. ao as a result of board president chiu and in constant conversation with our d e m along with the police and fire chief we want to signal to you to make sure our radio systems are updated right away our system is 13 years old a he if you're already on your cell phone you're on the third ongoing years of the changing. we need this up grating we've learned that communication is the first thing we depend upon. and our emergency facilities are necessarily and we'll outline a specific timeframe for that to happen. we're already working on radio systems and the ata and the agencies want to be connected the police and fire and the emergency responders have to have a radi
there. what is great about what we've seen with america over the last several years is how resilient we are. after the boston bombings, for example. the next day, folks are out there, going to ball games, making sure we are not reacting in a way that somehow shuts us down. >> right. >> and that is the right reaction. terrorist depend on the fact we will be terrorized. we are going to live our lives and the odds of people dying in a tourist attack are still a lot ,ower than in a car accident unfortunately, but there are things we can do to make sure that we're keeping the pressure on these networks, that will try to injure americans. it is the first thing i think of when i wake up in the last thing i think about before going to bed, is keeping americans safe. host: that was the president last night on "the tonight show" with jay leno. ken walsh has written this piece available online that the president's appearance on "the tonight show", part of his effort to expand the presidencies outreach more widely than ever. other presidents have limited themselves to more traditional approaches su
census data for a fair housing rule. they're making a racial map of every neighborhood in america, grabbing demographic data to make sure there is no inequality. special engineering and housing back at the top of the president's agenda. let's get to the market. check futures. we're looking for a lower open today. maybe 50 points down, probably there. a 90 point loss yesterday after another hint that the fed will start to pull back on printing. before he we get to the markets though, there is always this. we're calling him coffin man anthony martin jumping out of a plane handcuffed inside the coffin as it fell at 130 miles per hour, picked the handcuffs and freed himself, wish we could see that, we can't. he got out of the coffin and parachuted to safety. he says he was disoriented, and there he is, parachuting down and it was a calculated risk much like investing and he landed schaffel 70 miles south of chicago and more risk-taking later in this program today. with fidelity's options platform, we've completely integrated every step of the process, making it easier to try filters a
's become more of a conversation, and, you know, the race conversation is one that black america has had regularly for a long period of time. this is now a conversation that white america is now being a part of. and in order for the conversation to turn into action, we need to be talking together. >> right. >> and we need to be sitting around the table exposing each other to different aspects of our lives. you know, the people whoever were in the madison avenue store when they saw oprah, black woman can't afford this why should i let her in when she can buy the store and put people working there -- >> like pretty woman, big mistake. >> she's being discrete in identifying the store. she could stand on the tv and say -- >> close it down. >> exactly. >> she compared killing of trayvon martin to emit in the 50s. there are two schools of thought about the zimmerman trayvon case, actually, it wasn't about race, others think its. what do you think of oprah leaking the emit case? >> the facts and circumstances were different but in terms of pif vot l and this case, no matter how people want to g
will give the daily caller is they used the picture for matt damon that was in team america and that alone should give them points. the reason that matt damon was developmentally disabled in the movie is you look at the puppet and they said his one word can be matt damon the entire movie and that made me laugh. one word and he said it quickly. >> the thing that drives me crazy is the use of the word agitate as a positive word. he said he will agitate for change. >> he is agitating. >> from chuckle heads to checkpoint, should their domain include the train? the sweep continues to creep. the new york times, a natural paper, reports that the agency greatly expanded its reach to sporting events and the music festivals and the rodeos -- rodeos? and the train terminals. visible interm ho dal and -- intermodal and response teams are assigned to conduct random security checks at transit hubs across america. and while the tsa and the local law enforcement say they encountered the terrorism efforts some passengers call them unnecessary and intrusive. and the civil liberties groups say they accounted
americas wonder why we aren't doing more to arrest these people. house over site committee darrel issa says osama bin laden had been charged but was not apprehended. delays in apprehending the benghazi killers will only put american lives at further risk. meanwhile president obama is saying his decision to shut 22 embassies and conflicts around the world this week is not an over reaction because of what happened in benghazi. that is instead rooted in the real life threat to americans abroad. >> one thing i have tried to do as president is not over react but make sure that as much possible the american people understand there are general risks ever p out there. one thing we have seen over the last few years is how resilient we are. >> why did it take yesterday to file the charges against the suspects. >> peter doocy live. >> a massive manhunt underway this morning for suspected killer who may have abducted two children. it happened in san diego. anna kooiman is here with us live with the latest. >> good morning heather, good morning to everyone at home. his name is james dimaggio. police say
. and that is -- it seems to me that al qaeda has america on the run right now. there are two issues that the president and vice president ran on. one was al qaeda is pretty much done, defeated. listen. >> most of all, al qaeda's top lieutenants have been defeated. >> i said i'd go after bin laden if we had a clear shot at them, and i did. the goal that i set to defeat al qaeda and deny it a chance to rebuild is now within our reach. >> thanks to air force personnel who did their part. osama bin laden is no longer a threat to our country. we put al qaeda on the path to defeat. >> osama bin laden is dead and general motors is alive. >> al qaeda's on a path to defeat and osama bin laden's dead. al qaeda's on the path to defeat and osama bin laden is dead. >> we have eliminated osama bin laden. that was our purpose. >> they ran on that, and they ran on saving detroit. listen to this. >> when my opponents and others were arguing we should let detroit go bankrupt. we made a bet on american workers and the ingenuity of american companies and our auto industry is back on top. >> we refused to throw in the tow
products two years ago. now we're the largest exporter in the world. in fact, bank of america and merrill lynch estimates this u.s. exports doubled from the end of 2007 until the end of last year. the major reason is diesel fuel. a strong demand for that product especially in emerging markets. the u.s. exported about 1 million barrels a day of diesel fuel last week, roughly the same we've seen the previous few weeks but up from 840,000 earlier this summer, and the reason for this is that diesel margins are higher than gas margins. as of the mid-year, margins on gulf coast produced diesel were running just above $16 for barrel while for finished gasoline they were just under $8 a barrel. that's roughly double, according to valero. many refiners have done simple things to change their product mix, shell, marathon petroleum and also valero expanding their export terminals ald of and noting that the gulf coast refiners are benefitting from this trend over the east coast refiners. the shipping costs are preventing the east coast refiners from tapping into the domestic oil supplies which is che
's a way to talk to middle america, the people who don't watch msnbc or fox for that matter. he's trying to reach that group of the public where he's dipping in approval rating and trying to use that leno with a broader audience. he talked about the economy a lot there. it's a way for him to seem more informal, to be the natural barack obama. that's the big focus. the white house talks a lot about getting him out of washington where it's not the beltway media. >> perry, that's so true. you bring up a good point, that many americans are sitting right now, you know, unsettled and unsure about this global terror threat that we're now faced with. president obama spoke to that last night on jay leno. let's take a listen. >> this global travel warning, this is for americans all around the world. are we telling people don't take that european vacation just yet? what are we saying? >> no, i think the general rule is just show some common sense and some caution. >> obviously, an abundance of caution is what we've been seeing. it's really hard to talk about this without bringing up benghazi. i wan
veterans of america, represents nearly 200,000 people, many of whom are young vets. msnbc contributor bill briggs joins me now with his report on this. bill, we've talked so much about the suicide rate and the problems, though, that these vets cite, sadly, are things that you would think could be addressed by our government, including getting their benefits when they retire and some other things that can be taken care of for them. >> yeah, the backlog on benefit -- receiving their benefits is enormous. that's contributing to this problem and has been for several years. it's such a complex issue, and it involves so many realities of coming home from war, reintegrating with your family, reintegrating with your community, finding a job, substance abuse. it's a very complex issue that i think some experts are finally starting to get a handle on maybe what's triggering this spike. >> and what do they believe is the key component? and i feel terrible trying to minimize this to one thing because as you pointed out, it's a laundry list of things these men and women face. >> yeah, what's really int
since the reagan administration was taking a regional approach to central america, the response should be regional. they didn't share that point view, so i moved on. >> host: who was paying for that at the time? >> guest: i department get paid i was a volunteer. >> host: i don't mean you. all the organizations. i want to know if you can tell us where the money comes from? >> guest: i think it was all donation. i really don't know since i was a volunteer. i wasn't involved in the administration. >> host: who -- cared about them back then? >> guest: on the reagan side, as you'll remember, he was drawing the line against communism, pretty much anywhere he could. in the view of his administration,ing in nicaragua was the -- of course cuba is a never-ending thorn in the side of american politics, and el salve door, the revolutionary -- they were overthrown and on the reagan side they wanted to drop a line against communist and it was in central america. i don't understand i was a -- i was a hippy out of the '60s and '70s. my first protest was vafm. when i learned that the u.s. was interveni
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